Gordon Mah UngExecutive Editor, PCWorld

One of founding fathers of hardcore tech reporting, Gordon has been covering PCs and components since 1998.

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Intel: You don't need to disable Hyper-Threading to protect against the ZombieLoad CPU exploit

You really don't have to turn off Hyper-Threading to prevent the latest speculative exploit, Zombieland, on Intel CPUs, but some vendors are doing it for you.

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Acer Predator Triton 500 Review: This thin and light laptop even has GeForce RTX

Acer's Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop is surprisingly thin and light, but it still packs a Core i7 CPU and GeForce RTX GPU.

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Hands on with HP's Omen X 2S 15: The world's first dual-screen gaming laptop

The HP Omen X 2S 15 features an 8-core 9th-gen Core i9 CPU, GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics—and the first dual-screen feature that might actually be useful.

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Here's why Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 foldable tablet may have really killed the laptop for me

The ThinkPad X1 foldable prototype is simple: Take a 13.3-inch Windows device and fold it in half. Measuring about 10 inches diagonally and about an inch thick, it has the feel of a medium-sized journal.

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HP's high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges

We go hands-on with HP's Reverb Consumer Edition, whose astounding resolution is well deserving of this exclamation mark!

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Lenovo puts AMD Ryzen chips in ThinkPads, giving Intel's rival a boost

AMD's new 12nm Picasso will power three new corporate-focused ThinkPads

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SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card review: It's big, fast and pricey

The SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card is one of the world's highest-capacity memory cards, and it's also pretty darn fast. Read on for benchmarks and more information.

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Report: 20 million PC gamers may 'defect' to TV gaming in next 5 years

Jon Peddie Research says gamers will migrate from PCs to cheaper platforms like new consoles and streaming services. But let's put this all in context.

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Should you buy a laptop with 8th-gen or 9th-gen Core CPU? It's all about cores and clocks

Intel's 9th-gen Core laptops are incoming, while 8th-gen laptops are still going strong. Which should you buy? It comes down to cores and clocks.

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Hands on: MSI's GS65 Stealth Thin, our first look at a 9th-gen Core i7-9750H and GTX 1660 TI

MSI's GS65 laptop gives us our first chance to see the 9th-gen Core i7 and GTX 1660 Ti in action. Here are our first impressions and quick benchmarks.

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What USB 3.2 and Wi-Fi 6 mean for your next PC

Everything you need to know about USB and Wi-Fi when you buy a new laptop

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HP Spectre x360 13 2019 review: This laptop gets stupidly good battery life

Our favorite convertible laptop gets a beautiful new look, Intel's Whiskey Lake CPU and downright amazing battery life

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Razer revamps the Blade Pro 17 with 9th-gen Intel Core and Nvidia RTX in a trimmer package

Razer overhauls its Blade Pro 17 with 9th-gen Intel Core and Nividia RTX, all in a smaller, lighter package.

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Intel Optane Memory H10 SSD Review: How it could speed up your next laptop

Intel’s Optane Memory H10 SSD is a storage hybrid that shines under heavy workloads, but you can't buy it except in a pre-built laptop.

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Here's how to fix Apple's Butterfly keyboard problem: Buy a PC

If you've finally had enough of your Apple Butterfly keyboard problems, here's five PCs that can replace your MacBook